1939 Royal Sunbeam Tandem ‘Model U’

 

 

1939 Sunbeam ‘Model U’ Tandem

Frame: 21″ front; 20.5″ rear

26″ Wheels

 

 

 

This is a rare tandem. According to the book Sunbeam Cycles, the Double Gents tandem was introduced for the 1936 season, with a Lady-back version offered in addition the following year for 10/- extra. It was named the ‘Model U’ Royal Tandem in 1938. By 1940, with the outbreak of war, the model was discontinued.